New Delhi: May 8, 2012
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have won six games in a row for the first time in the IPL.
# With 17 points, Kolkata Knight Riders (won eight and lost three out of 12 played in the IPL 2012 (NR 1)) are placed at the top in the points table, displacing Delhi Daredevils.
# Delhi Daredevils have won eight and lost three out of eleven contested in the present edition. With 16 points, they are placed at the second position in the points table.
# Delhi Daredevils have won 36 and lost 31 out of 68 played in the IPL overall (NR 1) - winning % 53.73.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have won four and lost four out of eight played against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
# Kolkata's excellent score of 60 for no loss is the highest by any side against Delhi Daredevils in the Powerplay in the IPL 5.
# Brendon McCullum (56 off 44 balls) posted his fifth fifty in the IPL - his first in the IPL 5.
# McCullum's superb half-century is his first against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
# Mahela Jayawardene enjoys an excellent record against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL - 340 runs at an average of 68.00 in nine games - the highest tally against Kolkata. His runs' tally includes a hundred and two fifties.
# Morne Morkel has become the second bowler after Lasith Malinga to complete 20 wickets (ave.15.00) in 11 games in the present edition of the IPL.
# Irfan Pathan, with 36 off 22 balls, has top-scored for Delhi Daredevils. In seven innings for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL 2012, Pathan has managed 129 runs at an average of 25.80.
# Sunil Narine has become the first bowler to bag 15 wickets at 12.
# 73 in nine matches for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2012.
# Gautam Gambhir has totalled 1932 (ave.34.50) in 66 matches - the second highest tally in the IPL, behind Suresh Raina's tally of 2078 (ave.34.06) in 74 games.
# Virender Sehwag (468), Ajinkya Rahane (463), Gautam Gambhir (457) and Chris Gayle (433) are the top run-scorers in the IPL 5.
# Sehwag became the first batsman to complete 300 boundaries in the IPL - 222 fours and 78 sixes.
# Sehwag is the top run-scorer in the present competition, aggregating 468 runs at an average of 46.80 in eleven games.
# Amongst the batsmen with 300 runs in the IPL 5, Sehwag's strike rate of 166. 54 in the best. His overall strike rate (168.82) is extraordinary - the highest in the IPL history (1852 runs (ave.32.49) in 61 games).
# Jacques Kallis has taken 10 wickets in eleven games at an average of 24.80 in the IPL 5.
# Kallis' figures of 2 for 20 are his best against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
# Playing in his 100th Twenty20 match, Kallis has received his seventh MOM award - his 12th in Twenty20.
# Ross Taylor is yet to perform in the IPL 5, aggregating 107 at an average of 17.83 in eight games. (PTI)